Founded in 1858, Wajax (TSX:WJX) is a leading industrial products and solutions provider continually innovating to serve Canadian industry coast-to-coast. We work in an extensive range of industries and core sectors of the Canadian economy, including energy and renewables, food and beverage, construction, industrial/commercial, transportation, forestry, mining, metal processing, and oil and gas – to name a few. Everything we do is powered by people passionate about making a difference and who are dedicated to driving Canadian industry forward. People who provide the experience and expertise that support the industries that build our cities, power our businesses, put roofs over our heads and food on our tables.
Wajax relies upon its legal team to deliver prompt, high quality legal guidance and support to business and functional teams. It is now looking to add another lawyer to this important team. You will work on a broad range of legal matters, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex commercial agreements, and provide support on matters relating to real estate and leasing, finance, IT, human resources, procurement and risk management. You will also oversee litigation and insurance claims and advise on insurance matters, as well as support other special projects as they arise. This position will report to the General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, and be based in Wajax’s corporate office in Mississauga, Ontario. Post-pandemic, there will be some flexibility to work remotely.
The ideal candidate will have 4 – 7 years of corporate/commercial experience gained at a reputable firm or corporation. Any experience in public company matters, procurement, corporate governance and/or M&A transactions would be an asset. Excellent drafting and analytical skills and business acumen is required. In addition, you should have the ability to think strategically and pragmatically and have excellent interpersonal skills, as you will be interacting with all levels of the business. French language proficiency would be an asset, though not required.
This is a great opportunity to work with a long-established company that continues to build upon its successes, and to be part of an inclusive and diverse team that is dedicated to innovation and teamwork. Wajax offers a competitive compensation package, challenging work and a friendly environment. To apply for this opportunity, please forward your cover letter and resume to Lesa Ong or Lorene Nagata at NagataCONNEX Executive Legal Search at email@example.com.